Professor of New Testament

Marion, Indiana
Oct 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The School of Theology and Ministry on the residential campus of Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in New Testament to begin in August 2018. The preferred candidate will have a PhD in New Testament, will have a heart for the ministry of the local church, and will be Wesleyan-Arminian in theology. In addition to the normal expectations of a professor listed below, responsibilities especially include teaching introductory and upper level Bible courses, with the possibility of some teaching on the graduate level. Women and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.


Division Chair, Religious and Ministerial Studies; Dean, School of Theology and Ministry


Applicants should either have completed a PhD in New Testament or be ABD at the time the position commences.


  • Teaching courses as assigned, especially in the areas of New Testament and biblical studies.
  • Ongoing scholarship in one’s area(s) of expertise, including participation in the scholarly guild of biblical studies.
  • Ongoing service to the university, the church, and the community, including committee work as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Prior teaching experience is valued.
  • Pastoral experience in local church ministry is valued.

Required Skills: 

  • Excellence in the field of New Testament studies
  • Competence in teaching ability, along with an eagerness to improve.
  • A strong testimony of personal faith and commitment to Christ is essential, along with an agreement to live according to the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.
  • An embrace of the theology of The Wesleyan Church and the task of training the next generation of ministers in the church.


The above statements intend to describe the level and general nature of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. One should not think of the preceding list as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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